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In this video we will learn how to implement remote push notifications with Firebase Cloud Messaging (FCM). This first video of a series will implement it in your Xamarin.Forms Android app. We will see how to setup a Firebase project, get all the bits we need all the way down to actually receiving a push notification.
Implement Push Notifications with Xamarin.Forms (Android) and FCM by Gerald Versluis
Under my video about the Xamarin Community Toolkit popups I got a lot of questions about passing data to or returning data from the popup. In this video we will see two examples: returning simple data from the popup and also how to pass in data and return a strongly typed complex object. After this you know all about implementing rich popups in your Xamarin.Forms app. Lots to cover in this one, let's goooo!
Pass Data From and To Popups with Xamarin Community Toolkit by Gerald Versluis
Now that we have started to style our application is it time to have themes for our users as well. Devices now adays at a minimum support a light and dark mode, but it is also great to offer custom theme for your users. Today, I will walk through how to set it all up with Xamarin.Forms built in support for theming with AppThemeBinding and DynamicResources.
Dynamic App Themes in Xamarin.Forms - Light, Dark, & Custom Modes by James Montemagno
Showing a quick message to the user can be done with a toast message. Or, maybe let the user even undo a recent action with a SnackBar message. Both can now be implemented with the XamarinCommunityToolkit in your Xamarin.Forms application. In this video we will learn the difference between SnackBar and Toast and see how to implement these.
Show SnackBar and Toast Messages in Xamarin.Forms Apps by Gerald Versluis
Goodbye static images and hello font icons! That is right, I am here to show you how to reduce your development time by using font icons inside of your Xamarin.Forms applications. I also walk through how to put in any custom font into your application with just a single line of code.
Custom Fonts & Font Icons/Images in Xamarin.Forms by James Montemagno
With local notifications you can draw users back to your application or notify them of something. You can schedule notifications in advance and even make them recurring! There are lots of options that you will see in this video.
The Plugin.LocalNotification makes implementing local notifications a breeze. In this video we will learn how to set it up and how powerful they can be.
Local Push Notifications in Xamarin.Forms by Gerald Versluis
Today we will talk about playing media in our Xamarin Forms apps. The VLC media player is more powerful than native Players on iOS and Android and can be an awesome alternative to these native media players. In addition to that, it is easy to get started with, so let's dive in.
Using VLC Media Player in Xamarin Forms Projects by Cool Coders
This week, James is joined by Bohdan Benetskyi, mobile developer & contributor to Magic Gradients, an awesome library built on SkiaSharp for awesome gradients in your Xamarin apps! Show Links: Mag
Magic Gradients | The Xamarin Show by The Xamarin Show
.NET 6 is the next version of .NET, a modern, open-source development platform for building apps for any OS with the best performance and productivity. .NET 6 completes the unification of the platform and adds new capabilities for building web, native and hybrid apps for Linux, Windows, Mac, iOS and Android with a single codebase. See how to write less code, target more devices and build cloud native apps faster. Learn how to move your .NET Framework apps forward with the .NET Upgrade Assistant.
The future of modern application development with .NET | BRK213 by Microsoft Developer
In this episode, Jeffrey Palermo is speaking with David Ortinau. He takes listeners through the ins and outs of multi-platform app development using .NET MAUI. He shares what developers can look forward to come the November release and provides a full rundown of what it looks like to use .NET MAUI from wrapping the local environment and building to testing to packaging and deploying. Don't miss out on learning about what makes .NET MAUI a powerful tool you should be on the lookout for!
Azure DevOps Podcast: David Ortinau on Multi-Platform App Development Using .NET MAUI - Episode 142 by Azure DevOps Podcast
At Microsoft Build 2021 .NET MAUI Preview 4 was launched. This version is already pretty complete and starts to reflect what the end result is going to look like. In this video I will show you the new .NET MAUI template in Visual Studio 2019 and walk you through the Weather 21 demo app.
Be ready for a built-in cross-platform splash screen, shared resources, SVG support and much more!
.NET MAUI Preview 4: Time For You To Get Started? by Gerald Versluis